Paying down debt=promise of lower taxes in futureYeah, that's the ticket, the politicians will lower our taxes in the future. Surely they won't just run the debt back up, will they? Seems to me that it would just like paying off the credit cards for a spendaholic with no way to cut up the credit cards.Don't Pay Down the National Debt It's a great deal. http://slate.msn.com/Economics/00-09-20/Economics.aspSorry to be the one to tell you, but the current SS is already bankrupt in the sense that the liabilities exceed the assets (as assets are commonly understood).This article focuses on the imaginary nature of the SS "surplus".http://www.dallasnews.com/business/columnists/191807_burns_15bus.AR.html
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